Paulo Coelho

Veronika decides to die

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    Ana Patyhas quoted6 years ago
    Nothing in this world happens by chance.
    brigitta setyorinihas quoted3 years ago
    People struggle to get out of a coma, not to go into one.”
    “People struggle to live, not to commit suicide,” replied the nurse, but Veronika ignored the remark.
    nikatrifonova9has quotedlast year
    We are all brought up only to love, to accept, to look for ways around things, to avoid conflict. Veronika hated everything, but mainly she hated the way she had lived her life, never bothering to discover the hundreds of other Veronikas who lived inside her and who were interesting, crazy, curious, brave, bold.
    Princesshas quoted2 years ago
    The happier people can be, the unhappier they are.
    Соня Вожоваhas quoted2 years ago
    They would get used to their daughter’s death eventually. But it must be impossible to forget a shattered skull.
    Usama Hassanhas quoted2 years ago
    Obviously she could have thrown herself off one of the few tall buildings in Ljubljana, but what about the further suffering a fall from such a height would cause her parents? Apart from the shock of learning that their daughter had died, they would also have to identify a disfigured corpse; no, that was a worse solution than bleeding to death, because it would leave indelible marks on two people who only wanted the best for her.

    They would get used to their daughter’s death eventually. But it must be impossible to forget a shattered skull
    Ivy Nabohas quoted7 years ago
    Nothing in this world happens by chance.”
    Василиса Ермонскаяhas quoted3 days ago
    tell me this: Wouldn’t you say that trying to understand life was a real problem?”
    Ana Claudia Fernandez Bacahas quoted8 months ago
    She would consider each day a miracle—which indeed it is, when you consider the number of unexpected things that could happen in each second of our fragile existences.
    Ana Claudia Fernandez Bacahas quoted8 months ago
    An Awareness of Death Encourages Us to Live More Intensely’)
    Ana Claudia Fernandez Bacahas quoted8 months ago
    In a while he would make the necessary notes, describing the only known cure for Vitriol: an awareness of life
    Ana Claudia Fernandez Bacahas quoted8 months ago
    a while he would make the necessary notes, describing the only known cure for Vitriol: an awareness of life.
    iamcatherainhas quoted9 months ago
    Many people don’t allow themselves to love, precisely because of that, because there are a lot of things at risk, a lot of future and a lot of past.
    iamcatherainhas quoted9 months ago
    I’ll tell them not to follow the manual of good behavior but to discover their own lives, desires, adventures, and to live.
    iamcatherainhas quoted9 months ago
    Everyone had their own theory about everything, and they believed that their truth was the only one that mattered. They spent days, nights, weeks, and years talking, never accepting the fact that, good or bad, an idea only exists when someone tries to put it into practice.
    iamcatherainhas quoted9 months ago
    because we both know that tomorrow will be too late.”
    iamcatherainhas quoted9 months ago
    didn’t matter to her that her only audience was a young schizophrenic; he seemed to understand the music, and that was what mattered.
    iamcatherainhas quoted9 months ago
    people don’t like it, they can complain. And if they don’t have the courage to complain, that’s their problem.”
    iamcatherainhas quoted9 months ago
    The great problem with poisoning by bitterness was that the passions—hatred, love, despair, enthusiasm, curiosity—also ceased to manifest themselves.
    iamcatherainhas quoted9 months ago
    what is reality?”
    “It’s whatever the majority deems it to be. It’s not necessarily the best or the most logical, but it’s the one that supports the desires of society as a whole
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